This short course will introduce you to different approaches and styles of children's book illustration. Through experimentation with a variety of media, you'll learn how to tackle the illustration development of ideas and characters in an industry that's one of the most rounded visual art traditions. The course will encompass a vast array of skills that are highly transferable across the creative industries.
The current children’s book illustration market is highly vibrant and dynamic, and the art of visual storytelling is an ever-evolving tradition that is constantly being added to and redefined. During this short course at London Met, you'll explore the relationship between illustration and text, delve into research strategies and begin to develop a personal visual language. We'll also discuss and explore current publishing demands and global markets.
The course will be structured as follows:
By the end of the course, you'll be able to:
This course is taught by Alice Stevenson.
The course is suitable if you're a beginner to children’s book illustration, but you'll gain the most from this course if you have basic drawing skills.
"Alice is a fantastic teacher, always giving positive feedback and guiding us along the way."
|Course dates||Autumn dates will be confirmed in August|
|Length||One day a week for five session|
|Day and time||
Saturday, 11.30am to 6.30pm
|Maximum class size||14|
A 20% discount is available for:
If you're eligible for the 20% discount, please contact us before booking.
The course fee includes the cost of materials.
Booking for this course isn't open at this time as the dates of the next intake are not yet confirmed. Please get in touch for further information or register your interest to receive notification as soon as booking opens.
Please note, the deadline to book a place on one of our short courses is one week before the start date. If you have missed the deadline, please get in touch and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Please select when you would like to start: